Come Listen to Curtis McCarty, who was wrongfully sent to death row in Oklahoma. He spent over 20 years in prison until DNA evidence proved his innocence and led to his release. In his case, a forensic chemist falsified evidence, which led to his wrongful conviction. Curtis is one of the 155 individuals who have been sentenced to death and later exonerated since … [Read more...] about Innocent and Death Row: A Talk by Death Row Exoneree Curtis McCarty
Dear Friends, This morning Pope Francis addressed the US Congress. In that address, he asserted that ‘every life is sacred,’ and called for the death penalty to be abolished globally. His support for abolition of the death penalty could not have been more forthright or more clear. The Pope stated that life is important at every stage and tied abolition … [Read more...] about Important News Alert
Friends, It's final! On Wednesday May 27th, by a vote of 30-19, the Nebraska legislature has voted to override the Governor's veto and abolish the death penalty in Nebraska. With this vote, Nebraska has become the first conservative state since North Dakota (1973) to abolish the death penalty and becomes the 7th state to abolish the death penalty in the past 8 … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Nebraskans!
Click here to read "I wanted That Kid Dead" an article by Russell E. Saltzman. … [Read more...] about "I wanted That Kid Dead"
Archbishop joseph Naumann, Former Rep. Anthony Brown and Mary Sloan,Executive director of KCADP discussed "Ending the Death Penalty in Kansas" Click here to listen to the podcast. … [Read more...] about Radio Discussion on "Ending the Death Penalty in Kansas"
CONSERVATIVES AND REPUBLICANS CALL FOR REPEAL OF KANSAS DEATH PENALTY As conservative and Republican leaders in Kansas, we come from a variety of perspectives and affiliations, but our core principles – limited government, fiscal responsibility, the right to life and liberty – unite us in our shared concerns about the death penalty. Rather than make us safer, … [Read more...] about Conservatives and Republicans Call for Repeal of Kansas Death Penalty
A growing number of conservatives in Kansas are speaking out against the death penalty because it fails to live up to core conservative values: limited government, fiscal responsibility, and valuing life. Join us at the Kansas State Capitol on Tuesday, March 17! WHAT: Conservative voices of all ages will gather at the Kansas Capitol to call for the … [Read more...] about Conservative Leaders to Call For End of Death Penalty on March 17
Abolition Bill - HB 2129 (For more information contact: Mary Sloan, Executive Director) On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, HB 2129 to repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole was introduced by Representative Steven Becker of Buhler. Since then, we have had a Lobby Day (thanks to all who were able to come and make this day such a success!) and … [Read more...] about Abolition Bill – HB 2129
We would like to thank each and every one of you who participated in our abolition lobby day and faith leaders press conference on February 10, 2015! Thank you for being part of this important cause. We rely on your enthusiasm and strong support all the way to repeal! … [Read more...] about Thank You for Your Support!
Mark your calendars and plan to participate in our ABOLITION LOBBY DAY AT THE CAPITOL on FEBRUARY 10, 2015! Want to participate in Lobby Day? Here is what you need to know: Need a ride to the Capitol? Buses will be coordinated to arrive at the Capitol at 11am. Meet us in the Capitol Rotunda on the 2nd floor for a quick briefing, light lunch and to pick up your … [Read more...] about Abolition Lobby Day at the Capitol